Javvad Malik is a Security Awareness Advocate at KnowBe4, a blogger event speaker and industry commentator who is possibly best known as one of the industry’s most prolific video bloggers with his signature fresh and light-hearted perspective on security that speak to both technical and non-technical audiences alike.
Prior to joining KnowBe4, Javvad was security advocate at AlienVault. Before then, he was a Senior Analyst at 451’s Enterprise Security Practice (ESP), providing in-depth, timely perspective on the state of enterprise security and emerging trends in addition to competitive research, new product and go-to-market positioning, investment due diligence and M&A strategy to technology vendors, private equity firms, venture capitalists and end users.
Prior to joining 451 Research, he was an independent security consultant, with a career spanning 12+ years working for some of the largest companies across the financial and energy sectors.
As well as being an author and co-author on several books, Javvad was one of the co-founders of the Security B-Sides London conference.
You can follow him on Twitter as @J4vv4D.
Certified Information Security Systems Professional – CISSP
GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester – GWAPT (lapsed now – can I still list it?)
2019 Most Entertaining Blog – European Security Blogger awards
2018 Most Entertaining Blog – European Security Blogger awards
2018 Most Entertaining Blog – RSA Social Security Blogger
2015 Most Entertaining Blog – European Security blogger awards
2015 Best Security Video Blogger – European Security blogger awards
2014 Most Entertaining Blog – European Security blogger awards
2014 Best Security Video Blogger (Girl Cynic) – European Security blogger awards
2013 Most Entertaining Blog – European Security blogger awards
2013 Best Security Video Blogger – European Security blogger awards
2013 Most Entertaining blogger – RSA Social Security Blogger
Javvad is a sought-after speaker, having spoken at prestigious security conferences across the world such as BsidesLondon, (ISC)2 Congress, Infosec Europe, RSA, Tactical Edge, RANT Conference, BSides LV, BsidesSF, BSides Manchester, Securi-tay, and The Rocky Mountain Information Security Conference amongst others.
Some of my other contributions: